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21 – 22 July 2018


LIMF Academy is our award-winning talent development programme that gives Merseyside’s most promising emerging talent the opportunity to grow and develop their craft as an artist/band. This year we are thrilled to be working with 20 artists/bands, 3 of which have been named as the ‘most ready’.

The ‘most ready’ artists for 2017 are Gazelle, Mary Miller and Remee who will get perform at this year’s LIMF Summer Jam and are now enrolled on our Elite Talent Development Programme. To find out more about our programme read on below.


The LIMF Academy Class of 2017-2018:

GazelleMary MillerRemee

ASTLESDaisy GillRaheem Alameen50ft WarriorKaruna

  Joseph MottShak OmarWe Were Glue

LiliumKalloGrey AreasWeekend Wars

Tori CrossTabitha JadeLUNATo Eva


Upcoming Events / Latest News

To follow the journey of all our academy artists/bands past and present and for exclusive new releases, live videos and all the latest news, make sure you check out our Tumblr page.

Future showcase dates at the Jacaranda for your diary are:

Friday 16th February 2018
Friday 16th March 2018
Friday 20th April 2018


About LIMF Academy

LIMF Academy is open to all musicians from any genre. As long as you’re aged between 13-25, have recorded music for us to hear and live in Merseyside, you can enter. We’ll be looking for our next intake in Spring 2018, so keep in touch by signing up to our e-newsletter and following us on Twitter, Facebook and our Tumblr page.

To whet your appetite, check out the outstanding development opportunities we offer our artists/bands:

17 shortlisted artists/bands receive:

  • Performance opportunities at LIMF Summer Jam and other regular showcases
  • Exclusive masterclass day featuring panels of top industry experts
  • Workshops on music production, DJing, songwriting and/or vocal training led by leading professionals

3 ‘Most ready’ artists receive all the above plus:

  • Financial investment in their career
  • Live session for BBC Introducing
  • Creation of professional press assets – photographs, biogs and EPKs
  • Monthly masterclass sessions with industry leaders on topics such as marketing, promotion, performance, distribution, media training, funding opportunities and much more
  • Mentoring by an industry professional
  • Showcase opportunities to key press and industry in both Liverpool and London

For more information, please contact: [email protected]